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Why Is The Media Still Pretending It’s A Horserace? October 15, 2008

Posted by trouble97018 in McCain, News, Obama, Politics.
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Huffington Post

Jason Linkins

October 15, 2008 01:04 PM

For many months, the media has been the Keeper Of The Horserace, fondly pointing out to the public that Generic Democrat was outperforming Generic Republican by several million miles, and thus, despite the fact that Barack Obama has pretty consistently led in the polls — save for a brief period after the Republican National Convention that was preceded by predictions of a bounce, and followed by rapt fascination that the widely-predicted bounce was actually occurring — the public has routinely been told that Obama was underperforming, and struggling “to close the deal.”   Source Article

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